City were linked with much of Monaco's team leading into the Champions League tie and Fabinho, the versatile midfielder/right-back, is another who could be targeted after his father admitted that he and his son have a "soft spot" for Manchester City.
His exploits have not gone unnoticed, and now the Blues are prepared to battle with Manchester United, Real Madrid and Arsenal for his signature.
The France U21 global has scored an astonishing 22 goals in 36 appearances in all competitions this term, helping his side through to the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League and to the top of the table in Ligue 1.
In Le Parisien's profile of Kylian Mbappe, "The Other Prince of Monaco", it is revealed that Kylian Mbappe still lives in the AS Monaco academy dorms, and his mom still drives him to training because he still doesnt have his driving license.
Kylian Mbappe has a release clause in his Monaco contract that will cost "a lot of money" to trigger, sporting director Antonio Cordon has told Cadena Cope.
United will stop using cops to pull passengers from overbooked flights
The CEO vowed to never again let a law enforcement remove "a booked, paid, seated passenger", from a plane. "We can't do that". He acknowledged that Sunday evening's event make passage of that proposal much tougher. "That's my promise", said Mr Munoz.
Los Merengues have been cited as just one among many teams thought to be seeking Mbappe's signature following his break into the elite ranks of world football this season.
The France global has been in stunning form for the Ligue 1 side throughout the 2016-17 season to alert Europe's top clubs to the teenager's talent.
Mbappe's stock continues to rise after impressing further in the Champions League, with his five goals helping Monaco to the semi-finals of the competition.
"Only time will tell. But I hope he stays for the good of Monaco, but we know how the market works and what football is like". We will see what happens this summer - we expect it to be a long one.